News from El Punt Avui

Catalans take over Madrid

Over 500 buses, kilometers of boulevards filled with people, and thousands of peaceful demonstrators making 18 hour return-trips for Catalonia

ElEctions

PSC predicts election wins at all levels

The Socialist Party of Catalonia (PSC) yesterday, at their municipal convention in Barcelona, held at the Hopsital of Sant Pau, claimed they would see wins in the upcoming elections in Barcelona, Catalonia,...

UNITED STATES

US attempting to block war crimes investigations

The US will revoke or deny visas to members of the International Criminal Court investigating actions of US troops in Afghanistan or in other countries. According to Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, Washington...

UNITED STATES

Trump sees no risk in rise of white supremacy

US President Donald Trump sought to downplay white supremacy yesterday, upon being questioned after the terrorist attack in New Zealand. When asked if he saw white supremacy as a growing risk, he said...

POINT MADE

Rebellion on Paseo del Prado

Marchena and Co could have taken advantage of yesterday’s demonstration to observe in the first person, without prosecutor intermediaries, or false testimonies from Civil Guards this particularly Catalan...

leisure

Adventure sports season starts in Pallars Sobirà

Pallars Sobirà yesterday opened the new adventure sports season with the first rafting excursions. The route went from Llavorsí to Rialp. The launch coincided with the new agreement with the Endesa utilities...

spain

Government to move Franco’s remains on June 10

The Spanish government will move the remains of former dictator, Francisco Franco, from his mausoleum in the Valley of the Fallen to a state-owned tomb in the municipal cemetery of Mingorrubio, known as...

environment

Students rally against climate change

The climate change movement led by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg is picking up momentum around the world, and in Catalonia. Yesterday, protests took place around the country. In Barcelona,...

Quarter of people at risk of poverty

Report shows that levels of inequality are rising in Catalonia after two years of economic improvement

culture

A tour through the life of Van Gogh in Barcelona’s Port Vell

Given the expense and the risks involved, galleries are increasingly reluctant to lend out their most valuable artworks. This has contributed to the proliferation of exhibitions that use technology to...